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Posted by Keith Kindrick | Dec 17, 2019 @ 04:45 PM | 9,760 Views
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Recreational Knowledge and Safety Test Update



The FAA announced on Monday, Dec. 9 that they have selected 12 organizations, including AMA, to make recommendations for the administration of the upcoming recreational knowledge and safety test. In September, AMA submitted a request for information (RFI) to show interest in becoming an administrator of the test. The knowledge and safety test is one of the eight statutory requirements found in the Exception for Limited Recreational Operations of Unmanned Aircraft to operate as a recreational flyer in the NAS. If you have questions, please contact us at (765) 287-1256 or [email protected].

FAQ:

Q: I have seen communications about an upcoming test. What is this?

A: Soon, all recreational flyers will have to pass the recreational knowledge and safety test. Completion of the test is one of the eight statutory requirements to operate under section 349, the exception for limited recreational operations of unmanned aircraft.

Q: When will the test become available?

A: There has not been a set release date for the test, but it will likely be rolled out in early 2020. We will continue to update our member communication platforms when new information becomes available.

Q: Who will have to take this test?

A: All recreational flyers will have to pass the test once it comes out. It is written into law and required of all recreational flyers to pass the test...Continue Reading